Amy Miele, Ph.D
Associate Dean of Students and Director for Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX
Dr. Amy Miele is an Associate Dean of Students and Director for Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX at Rutgers University - New Brunswick, and also serves as the Title IX Coordinator for students. In these roles, Dr. Miele oversees the campus's response to all reports of sexual violence, stalking, and relationship violence involving Rutgers students, and regularly serves as a resource to the University community on Title IX-related issues. She also oversees Restorative Justice initiatives within Student Affairs.
Prior to joining the Office of Student Affairs Compliance, Dr. Miele worked in the Office of Student Conduct at Rutgers University - New Brunswick. She has also worked within Student Affairs at Rowan University and Rider University. Dr. Miele received her M.A. in Criminal Justice from Rowan University and her Ph.D. in Higher Education from Rutgers University.
Associate Director and Lead Investigator
Bill Spear is the Lead Investigator in the Office of Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. As the Lead Investigator, Bill is responsible for investigating reports of sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking involving Rutgers students as well as helping students access supportive measures and accommodations related to any potential policy violations under the Title IX Policy and Grievance Procedures.
Prior to joining the Office of Student Affairs Compliance and Title IX in September 2018, Bill worked in Residence Life at Rutgers University training and recruiting Resident Assistants. He has also worked in the Office of Testing and Placement at Rutgers University advising incoming students, parents, and faculty regarding Placement Testing requirements. Bill received his Ed.M in College Student Affairs and his B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University.
Molly Rynn, MSW, LSW
Molly Rynn is the Case Coordinator for Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX at Rutgers University —New Brunswick. As the Case Coordinator, Molly receives and maintains reports of sexual misconduct on the New Brunswick campus. In this role, Molly conducts intake meetings to explain process and support options for all students considering or starting a Title IX process. She oversees the Informal Resolutions for the office which include Alternative Resolutions, Restorative Justice, and Supportive Measures. In addition to working with students entering a process, Molly also assists pregnant and parenting students that may need assistance requesting or accessing resources from the University.
Before joining the Title IX team in September 2019, Molly worked in Student Conduct for Residence Life and as part of her coursework she also was involved with Student Support and the Dean of Students Office at Rutgers. During that time she was trained by the Skidmore College Project on Restorative Justice and then later by the PRISM Project specifically on using Restorative Justice for sexual harm. Molly received her MSW and B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University and is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of New Jersey.
Donald Moore is the Training Coordinator for Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In this role, he provides Title IX education and training to students and staff on the RU-NB campus. Donald is also responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the mandatory New Student Online learning modules on topics including sexual misconduct and alcohol use. When needed, Donald also assists with investigative responsibilities.
Prior to joining the Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX team in January 2022, Donald served as an Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Affairs at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He had served in that role since February 2015. Before taking that role, he worked as a full-time substance abuse counselor intern at Atlantic Prevention Resources in his hometown, Pleasantville, New Jersey. Donald received his B.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2008 and his M.A. in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University in 2010. He is currently enrolled in the Ed.D concentration in Education, Culture, and Society program at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
Neriah Almahdi-Moore is the Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX at Rutgers University—New Brunswick. In her role, she provides support for daily office operations, serves as the primary resource for all logistical aspects of student Title IX hearings, manages calendars, schedules meetings, and assists with the scheduling and coordination of in-person and remote training and education programs.
Prior to joining the Office of Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX in August of 2021, Neriah worked in the English Department's Writing Program as the Part Time/Work Study Supervisor and Scheduling Assistant aiding in the creation of Writing Program course schedule in addition to developing young professionals. During that time, Neriah created an evaluation system to assist in professional growth and convert experiences from the program into responses for future career interviews. Neriah received her B.F.A. in Visual Arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts—Rutgers University.